- Code FINM8009
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Financial Management
- Areas of interest Finance
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Kin-Yip Ho
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2015
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This course covers the design, use, and pricing of derivative instruments and reviews their role in risk management. Students learn a range of analytical methods, apply these techniques with market data, and communicate their findings to others.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students are expected to
have attained proficiency in the following areas:
- Understanding of the motives, reasons and explanations for corporate hedging activity
- Knowledge of key financial building blocks, used in constructing complex derivative instruments (eg futures, forwards, options and swaps)
- Analysis of payoffs and strategies involved in trading derivative instruments and combinations of derivatives
- Application of the pricing of individual and combinations of derivative securities
- Use and benefits of derivatives in a portfolio context.
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May include in class assessment, case studies and assignments
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10 hours per week for 13 weeks = 130 hours
Requisite and Incompatibility
Advanced courses in corporate finance, investments, financial intermediation and markets.
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- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1677||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|